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Leadership Team

Hydro Green Energy's leadership team holds over 35 years of experience in the U.S. power sector, over 15 years in the hydropower sector and has developed over 10,000 MW of power generation.  With our team of power industry professionals and strategic partners, we aim to lead a new era of responsible hydropower growth in the U.S. and Latin America.

For downloadable CVs of the Hydro Green Energy managment team, please click on the links below.

Michael P. Maley President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael P. Maley

Mr. Maley has over 25 years of experience developing, designing, constructing and operating power generation facilities. He has developed or acquired more than $5 billion of electric generating assets and negotiated power purchase agreements in excess of $25 billion.

Mr. Maley was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of Perpetual Energy Systems, a solar energy company. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliant Energy Generation, a subsidiary of Alliant Energy.

Mr. Maley holds a BSME from the University of Iowa, a MSCE from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a MEM from Northwestern University. Mr. Maley is a Registered Professional Engineer in several states and is also a member of the Advisory Board for the University of Iowa - College of Engineering. Mr. Maley also serves on the NHA CEO Council.

Official CV of Michael P. Maley

Wayne F. Krouse Chairman, Founder & Executive Vice President of Technology

Wayne F. Krouse

Mr. Krouse founded Hydro Green Energy in 2002. Mr. Krouse invented a modular and interchangeable hydropower system that has been issued several U.S. and foreign patents. Mr. Krouse's goal is to commercialize the technology to generate cost effective, zero carbon, renewable energy without having to construct new dams or impoundments.

Mr. Krouse has experience in managing and driving growth to profitability in small start-up companies. Mr. Krouse held International Business Development, Marketing and Technical Sales positions with Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals between 1995-2001. Mr. Krouse held Senior Field Engineer and Field Engineer Positions with Schlumberger between 1993-1995.

Mr. Krouse graduated from Tulane University in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering. Mr. Krouse was the Research & Development Chairperson of the National Hydropower Association in 2007.

Official CV of Wayne F. Krouse

Mark R. Stover External Affairs Consultant

Mark R. Stover

Mr. Stover, Principal of verde watts consulting, advises HGE on its regulatory, policy, project development and public affairs efforts. Mr. Stover spent six years as Hydro Green Energy's Vice President of Corporate Affairs. Prior to joining HGE, Mr. Stover spent nearly two years with the Austin-based consulting firm Good Company Associates, where he advised a number of renewable energy and energy efficiency clients on policy matters, public affairs activities and business strategies.

Mr. Stover served for six years as the Director of Government Affairs & Media Relations for the National Hydropower Association (NHA) in Washington, DC, where he secured several provisions in EPAct 2005, including a tax credit valued at approximately $200 million, as well as $35 million in appropriations for industry R&D efforts.

Mr. Stover is a 1994 graduate of Syracuse University, where he obtained a B.A. in political science with a specialization in foreign affairs. Mr. Stover was a Board Member of NHA from 2010-2014 and served as the Vice Chair of the NHA New Technologies Council from 2008-2010.

Official CV of Mark R. Stover

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